Ontario Fire Department

The California Fire Fighter Joint Apprenticeship Committee periodically spotlights the training of one of our participating departments. Our current department in the spotlight is:

Ontario Fire Department

Ontario firefighters in training (click image to view photo gallery)

With a total of 130 uniformed personnel, the Ontario Fire Department serves a population of 173,690 and responds to 15,000 calls per year. Its operations include S.W.A.T. team paramedics, technical rescue, a hazardous materials team, a bomb squad and EMS.

The Ontario Fire Department currently has eight stations, which are comprised of eight four-person paramedic engine companies and two four-person truck companies.

The City is in the process of developing thirteen square miles in the New Model Colony, where the Ontario Fire Department will soon begin construction on Fire Station Nine.

The Ontario Fire Department has been affiliated with the CFFJAC program since 1988 and its personnel are proudly represented by Ontario Professional Fire Fighters Association, Local #1430.

Ontario Fire in Action

In the city of Ontario, the Ontario Fire Department was part of a large scale disaster drill, including search and rescue.

Click the link below to view the Department in the Spotlight video:

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